We would like to extend our congratulations to Asst. Prof. Dr. Malinee Sriariyanun, a lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering,TGGS at KMUTNB, as well as the team, consisting of researchers from KMUTT and ABAC, on receiving an honorable mention for their “Mellow Meal” at RicePlus Award 2018, where the winner would win a Royal cup from HRH Princess Sirindhorn. The contest was presided over by Mr. Sontirat Sontijirawong, Minister of Commerce, on May 31th 2018 in Napalai Ballroom at Dusit Thani Hotel in Bangkok.
RicePlus Award 2018 was initiated under Thailand’s creative economy policy. The main objective of the contest was to promote and add value to Thai rice products. The contest was organized by the Department of Foreign Trade (DFT), the Institute for Agricultural Product Innovation (APi) and several other affiliated institutions and agencies. The project was in line with the economic development policy “Thailand 4.0”, aiming to drive the country’s rice industry forward, leverage Thai rice products to the next level through the use of technologies and expand the rice market, both domestically and internationally.